Technical Physics Letters

, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 82–84 | Cite as

The nature of optical pumping losses in low-threshold LiF(F2, F 3 + ) crystal microlasers

  • L. I. Shchepina
  • S. S. Kolesnikov
  • E. V. Romanovskaya


The character of optical losses in Li(F2, F 3 + ) crystals were studied for the first time by methods of optical absorption spectroscopy and X-ray diffraction. It is suggested that centers absorbing at 420 nm represent quasi-metallic defects of the F2FL type.


Spectroscopy Optical Absorption Absorption Spectroscopy Optical Loss Optical Absorption Spectroscopy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. I. Shchepina
    • 1
  • S. S. Kolesnikov
    • 1
  • E. V. Romanovskaya
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Applied PhysicsIrkutsk State UniversityIrkutskRussia

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